Natural Motion



I swim through liquid noise
to drown in your voice


weightless buoyancy
overtaking this burden


such a shame
that we're losing our oxygen


Shadows drift in like breeze
the sky's canvas transitions
into mixtures of visions


clouds smeared like charcoal
increasing in number


rolling thunder takes stage
with white lightning spotlights


the world, an audience


the universe moves constantly

never fights its design

the birth of a child

with the conclusion of a galaxy

the end of a journey

no regrets, time to leave

this earth and find another

the movement will never cease


ashes through air

air into lungs


clouds in the sky

blood through the veins


a heart beating

blinking


rotation

circumnavigation

gravitational motion


fall of an empire

rise of a nation

flow of a river

perfect flotation


procession

progression


expansion

adaptation


just a part

of a whole


just reality

just creation



© copyright Benjamin David 2012


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PDXKaraokeGuy 4 years ago from Portland, Oregon

Nice job, Ben. Great flow! Fantastic!


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BeyondMax 4 years ago from Sydney, Australia

Wow...Magnificent! Words can't express the impression that this amazing poem leaves on a heart and soul of mine! Outstanding, just wow!


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Cyndi10 4 years ago from Georgia

This was wonderful to read! At the risk of repeating myself, you are soooo talented.


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A.A. Zavala 4 years ago from Texas

Epic!


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Nellieanna 4 years ago from TEXAS

Wow! This is impressive. Your mixture of styles and ideas itself speaks of the theme. The main illustration is compelling and this little quatrain is like dessert:

"fall of an empire

rise of a nation

flow of a river

perfect flotation"

Where are the voting levers??? :-)

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